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6 Tips for Resisting Temptation During Recovery

by Sara Stringer Everybody says that admitting you have an addiction is the hardest thing you’ll ever have to do. Guess what: getting sober and living life in recovery isn’t exactly a picnic in comparison. It turns out that the work of sobriety and recovery is pretty darn hard too. Temptation to cheat “just a…

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Serenity- The Answer to Addiction?

by John Gary Serenity is the calmness individuals feel inside. Serenity is a huge part of our physical and emotional self-care. When individuals suffer from stress and are worried, frustrated, and anxious our physical body is affected. Individuals find their immune system is weakened which can lead to illnesses such as heart disease, cancer, and…

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Addiction Recovery: Staying Sober after Treatment

by Sara Stringer Addiction is a serious disease that is associated with life-threatening complications. And, because of the dangers of prolonged substance abuse and addiction, seeking treatment is essential to physical health, psychological well-being and overall quality of life. However, rehabilitation isn’t always easy. For example, many individuals suffering from addiction have a hard time staying…

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Getting Your Life Back on Track after a DUI

by Sara Stringer  If you’ve been charged with a Driving Under Influence (DUI), you probably understand the seriousness of these types of offenses. With sentences that often include community service, license suspension or revocation, and, in some cases, jail time, DUI-related offenses are serious. And in addition to the legal troubles associated with these crimes, the…

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Healing From Rape — The Role of a SANE Nurse

by Michell Spoden Rape is not only a physical/sexual assault but it inflicts deep psychological wounds on the victims who often find themselves facing severe and long-lasting psychological impact following the assault. Most rape victims have special therapeutic and adjustment needs. Hence the need for specially trained caregivers. Today, this need is being fulfilled at…